Definition of plat du jour in English:

plat du jour

Syllabification: plat du jour
Pronunciation: /ˌplä də ˈZHo͝or

noun (plural plats du jour pronunc. same)

  • A dish specially prepared by a restaurant on a particular day, in addition to the usual menu.
    More example sentences
    • There was no menu, just the plat du jour then as much fruit, desert and cheese as you wanted.
    • Whether the meal is called the daily special or the plat du jour, one thing is consistent: The serving.
    • He has imported his famous recipe for pork belly and lentils as a plat du jour, only this version is garnished with frizzled leeks and two curled shavings of black truffle.


French, literally 'dish of the day'.

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